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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:19 PM

Req ID:8896
Shift: Days
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia is currently recruiting a full:time clinical Genetic Counselor to join the Section of Metabolic Disease. The primary responsibility will be the provision of comprehensive genetic counseling services to patients and families with inborn errors of metabolism and connective tissue disorders. We provide diagnostic and follow:up care in a busy outpatient clinic, including an active newborn screening facility for the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. The repertoire of disease is highly varied, including all disorders of intermediary metabolism (urea cycle defects, organic acidemias, PKU, amino acidurias, etc), mitochondrial disease, lysosomal storage diseases and connective tissue disorders. We also care for one of the worlds largest multispecialty clinics for patients with Williams syndrome.
Job Responsibilities 13;
:Clinical: Review patient information and family history, coordinate diagnostic and genetic testing, patient/family education, interpret genetic test results, psychosocial counseling, follow:up. Work closely with physicians/geneticists, residents/fellows, nurses, dieticians and other genetic counselors.
:Education: Supervise genetic counseling students, assist in the training of medical genetics residents/fellows, participation in biochemical education, presentations of cases/journal clubs at community Genetics rounds, as well as within our division
:Research: We encourage participation in research projects, writing research manuscripts and presenting at national meetings. 13;
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations 13;
Genetic Councelor License : PA 13;
Board:Eligible/ Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (Entry) 13;
Required Education and Experience 13;
:Masters degree in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from an ACGC Accredited Program is required.
:According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non:laboratory personnel performing non:waived POC testing 13;
Preferred Education, Experience and Cert/Lic 13;
Additional Technical Requirements 13;
Demonstrated ability in counseling, skills, techniques and other related areas.
Subject to pressure related to emergency clinical problems.
Must have a high degree of flexibility of skills and hours.
:Prior experience with clinical data or research data is preferred. 13;
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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